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Orange at Heart: The Homer Fund Helps Home Depot Pro Account Sales Associate Angie After House Fire

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Angie Richardson is a store associate in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Her home recently caught fire, causing the entire building to become unsuitable for living. Here’s how The Homer Fund helped in her time of need.

The Homer Fund, the company’s employee assistance program, is funded by associates and the company to help associates in need.

The Home Depot's Homer Fund Launches 2022 Orange@Heart Employee Assistance Campaign

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The Homer Fund, The Home Depot’s employee assistance program, is funded by associates and the company to help associates in need. Orange at Heart, the annual fundraising campaign, celebrates the generosity of our workforce.

Every dollar donated goes right back to assisting fellow associates. The Homer Fund provides support no matter where, no matter when. At home. At work. At the auto shop. At any time. Wherever and whenever an associate needs support, we’re there. Because we’re all Orange at Heart.

Learning and Leading Through Relationships: Kendra Byrd's Formula for Success at The Home Depot

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“I didn’t know what I wanted to be when I grew up, and then along came The Home Depot,” shares Kendra Byrd, a Home Depot installment services (HDIS) divisional general manager.

Originally from Seattle, Kendra joined The Home Depot in 1999 and has held positions in various departments including Logistics, Delivery, Pro and Home Services.

The Homer Fund: Taking Care of Our People Through Tough Times

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2020 brought many unexpected and life-changing events, from the COVID-19 pandemic to a seemingly endless lineup of natural disasters. Through it all, The Homer Fund — a nonprofit charity funded by contributions from The Home Depot associates, for associates — offered support during times of need.

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